Opened: 12 September 2012
Booking until: 15 September 2012
Running time: 2 hours 5 mins
Prices: £15.50 - £52.00
British Youth Opera celebrates its 25th anniversary with two new productions in association with Southbank Sinfonia, bursting with talent from the next generation of opera professionals selected through nationwide auditions from over 400 singers.
A Night at the Chinese Opera is a colourful depiction of China in the time of Kublai Khan, Marco Polo and the 'Orphan of Zhao', whose tragic tale of military invasion and personal vendetta is mirrored by Judith Weir's theatrically turbocharged comic-opera-within-an-opera.
Sung in English